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2022 May 07

Dent J (Basel)



A Case of Necrotizing Periodontitis in a Care-Requiring Elderly Person Treated and Managed by Interprofessional Collaboration.


Okubo M, Kuraji R, Kamimura H, Numabe Y, Ito K, Sato T, Kokabu S
Dent J (Basel). 2022 May 07; 10(5).
PMID: 35621532.


Necrotizing periodontitis (NP) is a reactive and destructive inflammatory process that occurs in response to bacterial infection. Predisposing factors such as compromised host immune responses contribute significantly to NP pathogenesis. NP occasionally progresses to a more advanced and life-threatening state.